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Master of Business Administration, M.B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #222 (QS) ,
The Master of Business Administration at Loughborough University is designed to equip you with the skills to become an elite performer in business, accelerate your career, and give you the knowledge to know how to maximise business performance in a global environment.

About

If you want to be an elite performer in business, accelerate your career and learn how to maximise business performance in a global environment, the Master of Business Administration at Loughborough University will help you achieve your professional ambitions.

You will learn to: manage complex challenges, from exporting to new markets to getting the most out of your team; problem solve creative solutions for real business challenges; and lead innovative change to capitalise on opportunities.

Learning alongside an international cohort of experienced managers with a minimum of 3-years’ professional/managerial experience will enable you to share fresh perspectives on similar problems and build lasting business networks.

Careers

As an MBA student we are dedicated to providing you with the very best careers development support to ensure you maximise your post-MBA potential.

The award-winning Careers Network careers centre will give you access to a wide range of resources including one-to-one careers consultations, employer presentations, skills workshops, psychometric testing, CV clinics, mock interviews, and consultations with well-placed graduates in our alumni network.

You will also be able to utilise our global vacancy database with the world’s leading recruiters and keep up-to-date with the latest opportunities via twitter.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Business Economics
  • Accounting and Performance Management 
  • Management of Human Resources
  • Business Analytics
  • Leading Strategic Change
  • Corporate Finance
  • Marketing

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • Any applications or results submitted after this date will only be considered if there are still places on the programme or time to obtain a student visa.
  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Duration description
      Full-time over 1 year, for maximum career-acceleration. Full-time over 2 years with 45-52 week internship.
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 36 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration description
      Part-time Executive MBA over 3 years, designed for working professionals.
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    92

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Lower Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

Successful applicants must hold:

  • A Bachelor’s degree (or international equivalent) from a UK or recognised overseas University; membership of an approved chartered institute; or a Diploma in Management Studies.
  • 3 years’ professional experience is also required to ensure our high standard of classroom experience.
  • Participants must also be able to evidence, leadership potential, self-motivation and commitment to learning and academic ability.

Studyportals Tip: Students should consider taking one of the Pre-Master's below. these courses will be necessary if:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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Work Experience

At least 3 year(s) of work experience are required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28500 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    28500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28500 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Loughborough

  • 600 - 1000 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

At Loughborough we believe competition can be rewarding. In order to attract the very best applicants, we offer a limited number of scholarships and bursaries, worth up to 40% of fees.

These are automatically offered based on your application and do not need to be applied for seperately.

Those who qualify for more than one of the below scholarships and bursaries will receive the scholarship that is highest in value only.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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